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Nov 4, 2013 4:00am PST
wine will sell for around $14 per bottle. liane feldstein of fc stone joins us now. good morning to you. > > good morning. > > so we have a jobs number coming out at the end of the week. how you think the market will perform a head of that? > > well the market might kind of slow down a little bit. we don't have a lot of economic data coming out this week as opposed to last week when we were still making up from reports from when the government shutdown, but this economic report is a week late and so this throws a lot of things out of balance and we can also see the number be a little bit off because of the government shut down-- were these workers counted in but did any of them actually apply for unemployment so i think the market will be unsure of what to expect and how to react and might take it pretty easy. > > as far as economic data what else do you think people should be watching-- especially average investors? > > well it's very interesting right now. last week's data pointed to a slowing down of the economy and this week since we don't have a lot of data one of the most importan
KICU
Nov 6, 2013 4:00am PST
disaapointment. larry shover of sfg alternatives has his eye on the market for us today. good morning to you, larry. > > good morning. > > tesla shares tumbled last night. now earnings came out-- i didn't think the numbers were so awful, but was it just not good enough for wall street? > > well i think considering the stock as of 400 percent on the year, a lot of fast money owns the stalks so they want to see a huge, exceeding in earnings or revenues and the fact is that they exceeded a little bit but it wasn't a huge and beat, so that fast money is going to sell. keep in mind long-term it's a good stock, and if you see a drawdown like that it's probably a good time to get in. > > it can always turn around. now larry what else is catching your eye and the market? > > well oil is catching my mind. i mean oil has gone down quite a bit in the last six weeks-- a lot of it's due to the strength in the dollar but today that's not the case. it's really a lot more because of inventories. inventories are stuck very high-- much higher than most people expect. > > any chance that we'll s
KICU
Nov 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
george chavez used a police computer to issue a speeding violation to a man who sued chavez five years ago, following a traffic accident. that case was settled out of court. prosecutors say chavez also wrote two bogus parking tickets to the attorney who represented him in the case. >> this is an isolated incident. when we were made aware of it, we very quickly investigated this, and we want them to know we are policing our own, and we do take this very seriously. >> chavez is a 23 year veteran of the san jose police department. he was arrested, and released on $60,000 bail. >>> a multicar accident tied up traffic in oakland on this busy travel day. at least six cars were involved in a crash about 4:20 this afternoon. you can see some of the debris left over at 56th and telegraph, next to the onramp of 24. police were able to move all cars to the side of the street. >>> also in oakland, an amtrak train hit a car tonight. authorities say the driver of the car was trying to cross the tracks, just as the crossing arms were starting to come down. he says that his wife was telling him to go,
KICU
Nov 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
bay before it goes underneath the water. the most heavily used bart station in the entire system. we are staying on top of this breaking news and will bring you up dates as to when the situation is resolved. >>> happening now hundred of people gathering at a candlelight memorial of a football coach who died last week trying to help others after a traffic accident. he spent nearly 30 years at johnf kennedy high school. he was still teaching. we are told he planned to return as an assistant football coach next season. >> he personal saved my life. i was heading down a rough path and he sat me down and showed me how to be a man. >> he was an awesome teacher and person. >> here's a look at the scene. he was killed early saturday as he got out of a car to direct traffic away from an accident. >>> now a teenagers is near death after being struck by a car. it happened sunday on north white avenue and highland near james wick high school. >> pray for is the campaign friends are circulating privately on instagram. >> she was a beautiful girl and i loved her and this is the way she wanted it.
KICU
Nov 18, 2013 4:00am PST
committee. this market continues to show strength. larry shover of sfg alternatives join us on this monday morning. good morning to you larry. > >good morning. > >it's a yellen kind of a week but it's also another week that we could see another record run. > >it could be. last week was six weeks in a row of the market being up. a lot of people blaming it on the fact that yellen is somehow---but nothing's really changed except they just reiterated the zero interest rate policy and how that's gonna be extended for a long period of time. that's going to help underpin risk settlement. > >and yet crude has been on a losing streak. the biggest one we've seen in a long time. > >you're exactly right and boy i'd like to say it's gonna continue but i'm afraid we're almost at the end of it. right now it's below break even points for refineries, for producers. at this point, they're gonna scale back to get that price back up. > >warren buffett came out and said he has a big stake in exxon. would you take that same stake? > >i would for his reasons. it's got a great dividend. it's got a good his
KICU
Nov 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
cancer patients. maureen naylor is live now in santa clara to tell us how police got this big break in the case. >> reporter: the id theft victims are from all over the bay area, from as far north as san francisco to as far south as santa clara county. >> there's a paper trail. >> reporter: investigators tonight are still going through a paper trail of stolen mail, and documents, uncovered last week inside a room at the avatar hotel off great america parkway. authorities say two san jose women staying here tried to use a fake credit card. when the hotel went to evict them, authorities found a lot more. >> there was a ton of stolen mail, there was notebooks, including people's personal identifying information in there. names, credit card information. >> reporter: jennifer deng says investigators noticed something strange in the bags of papers. a list of women's names with similar birth dates, which turned out to be a stolen patient list. >> it's horrifying that these people who are at such tough time in their lives are getting victimized by random strangers who don't care. >> reporte
KICU
Nov 19, 2013 4:00am PST
loans. it includes a $ 4 billion consumer relief package. jim richter of performance trust joins us on this tuesday morning for some trader talk. he has his eyes all over this market. good morning to you jim. > >good morning angie. > >we are watching the record setters in the market. will it continue into trading today? > >yesterday was a big day for the stock market. lots of great headlines angie---for folks like you in the media. one of the things we're focused on was the fact that s &p is trading around 20 times earnings and so clearly the investors have an appetite for risky assets, but they have an appetite for risky assets until they don't. when the market gets around these levels you just gotta be a little more careful. > >we have some comments coming from a fed president this week already. is the bond market paying attention to those comments? what do you think? > >i read new york fed president william dudley's speech and from my perspective he was really talking out of both sides of his mouth. he said that he was getting more hopeful but it's very difficult to follow the direc
KICU
Nov 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
. you can join the conversation on our facebook page and telling us whether if you agree with the remark. >>> five-year-old mascot was scheduled to be in new york city to be on appeared on good morning america and even bat kid cannot be in two places at once. >>> he tells us he does not regret in putting himself in harm's way. he feels bruised after trying to catch the woman t. woman fell 50 feet. authorities say navidad saved her life. it was the experience in vietnam that just kicked in. >> had i not done anything and did witness her heading impact on the cement, that would edge in my mind until i die. >> today nevada got with a visit with navidadands got a visitor today. >>> continuing of the tragic in south bay. the woman speaking out after her little son was -- the pick up struck the boy at vine and oak streets. just before the impact the two s pushed elijah 6-year-old sisters out of the way. >> they saved kid's life. they risked their own lives ford . >> the driver is said to be cooperating with the police. so far no arrest or citation have been made. >>> paul chambers spoke
KICU
Nov 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
and it took us another -- an hour to get here and that's the next exit down. >> oh, man, it was intense, you would not believe. it took a while to get here and finding a parking spot was something else. >> officers say visitors parked in any available spot, welcome or not and visitors causing gridlocks on the street lead to the casino. drivers felt the effect of the casino opening as well whether they want to go to the casino or not. >> it was pretty bad. >> nightmare >> the chp says the even commute were smooth, the casino did not add much volume on 101 by the evening. >> people leaving is not much of a problem than getting here. >> reporter: the and they're expecting a lot of people coming to check it out and expecting things to slow down some what after that. this weekend it can be heavy. this casino has forever changed the traffic pattern in the area, we are live, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a man shot by police in fairfield shod today has died. 24-year-old johnny. officers chased trailer to highway 12. they say he attacked an officer with a knife and so they opened fire. highw
KICU
Nov 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
on monday, goodwin, who used a wheelchair was hit and killed at market street and octavia. this intersection has a reputation for accidents. between 2009 and 2011, there were 30 collisions, the highest rate in the city. >> that say crazy one, people trying to get on the freeway, bikers are in danger over there, everyone is in danger. >> the day goodwin died right turn cameras went active. >> feeling safer because they have cameras. >> reporter: cameras would not have prevented goodwin's death. the vehicle that hit him was going straight from octavia to the freeway. other notorious intersections are getting pedestrian-friendly facelifts too, three blocks of 6th street from market to howard have new red buffer zones meant to extend the sidewalk and give pedestrians a jump on traffic. >> they will run you over. they have no regard for us. >> reporter: pedestrians, scooters bikes, vehicles there is an electric traffic mix on san francisco interests and one wish from someone who knows how treacherous navigating them can be. >> it's safer for pedestrians walking around. i know my brot
KICU
Nov 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
took advantage of early thanksgiving day hours. from best buy to toys r us, opened their doors early. doors opened at 8:00 tonight for the first time. jana. >> reporter: the crowds keep come and going when you look around, you see lots of shopping bags. national retail federation survey showed there were 33 million americans who said they planned to shop on thanksgiving day. >> outside shoppers stood in line down the sidewalk. inside store staff were preparing for the rush. at 8:00 shop the doors opened at sears and the rest of the sun valley mall. more of a turkey trot with people flocking to get tvs and other deals. this year, macy's also opened at 8 p.m. thanksgiving day. >> it was clear to us, the customers wanted to be shopping on thanksgiving day. we advised our retailers they should be open. >> that meant working 363 days instead of 362. he says that is business. >> i'm always so thankful even if we have to work on thanksgiving, there's a lot of people worse off than us. >> babies r us pushed even earlier. 5 p.m. . >> we turned it into a thanksgiving lunch. >> still this
KICU
Nov 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
us a student may have been attacked because of her gender identity. i am frank somerville. >> i am julie haener. >> police increased patrols after a 19-year-old student said she was raped inside a campus bath room. ktvu's maureen naylor is live at de anza college in cupertino with why she may have been targeted. >> reporter: first let me tell you i checked with investigators, they say still no arrests. the woman said she was attack here on the de anza college campus. a source tells me she could be considered part of the lgbt community and the case is being investigated as a hate crime. >> reporter: she was raped monday afternoon inside a stall in this bath room. >> it was a rape and during the school day and classes were in session during the time. >> reporter: the police chief is calling it an isolated incident. students received an e-mail yesterday. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: police identified the attacker as an 18 to 20- year-old man who is a de anza college student. they were acquaintances and not friends. >> scary whether you know the person or not. you feel very unsafe. es
KICU
Oct 31, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, 75 miles an hour. >> ktvu released a study. it analyzed crashes and used collars on deer and wildlife surveillance cameras to learn how and why wild animals move under and across 280. >> any time there's a collision between a vehicle and deer, there's a risk of damage or injury. >> the biologist behind the study identified three hot spots along 280. around the road near the reservoir, edgewood road and near woodside. he says each crash cost the community an average of $6700 and much more when there's a serious injury or lawsuit. >> sometimes the deer will pop up over the hood and go through the windshield of a vehicle and obviously injure the people inside. >> he recommends 8-foot tall fencing along the problem areas to encourage animals to cross safely under the freeway. the cost between 1 and 4 million. >> is that worth it? >> well, if you talk to the people who get injured or die, their family members who people who die on the interstate is definitely worth it. if we take a dollar value, it is cost effective within five years. it will pay for itself within five years. >> a
KICU
Nov 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
down it begins to dry out and when it dries out, san jose remains dry. but the rest of us will wet and take a look, you can see some light to moderate rain falling over the coastal rain. they have picked up an inch of rain. and one last shift here we have 8 one hunts reported so far in areas like discovery bay. but the scattered showers are going to continue for tonight and they'll continue for tomorrow. when i come back i'll have a time line of what you can expect and how much more rain i expect. >> happening now, a protest in san francisco mission district over a recent crush between under cover police officers and the hugging complex. dozens of people tonight are marching and voicing their anger over an incident last week that got out of control. david stevenson spoke exclusively today to a man involved in that confrontation and the police chief about what's being done now to get answers. >> reporter: the fall out continued today. felici garden resident showed us his scars from that day. in the cell phone video he says he is the man in the right in the grey shirt trying to pull
KICU
Nov 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
, or bad weather. ken wayne is live at sfo to tell us how the faa's relaxed actions may work. >> reporter: the busiest airport is also the worst for on time performance. and just in time for the busy holiday travel season. this new landing procedure is expected to cut down those delays, and keep the planes moving. regular travelers through sfo all have the same story. if you fly through her during bad weather, expect the possibility of being stuck. ically just expected there's a possibility of fog, and bad weather, and it might have a delay. >> reporter: the delays are caused by incoming flights forced to line up single file in bad weather. >> i'm always checking if it's going to be delayed, because it's like, you could come here and be delayed an hour or two. >> reporter: since sfo sits on the edge of the bay, the two parallel runways used for landing are just 750 feet apart. >> i'm a small plane pilot myself, so i understand that a little bit. it is not the best place in the world to have an airport. >> reporter: with tonight's clear weather, there's no problem. >> during c
KICU
Nov 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
a lex us that rain off highway 15. it went about 50 feet down a hillside. it shut down northbound lanes for two hours. the four people were in that car. two men clined up to the road for help. two women suffered serious injuries and we are -- taken to the hospital. >>> and crews were called to the highway in motorio, just before 11:00 a.m. no one was hurt but the road was shut down until the crews removed that huge tree. >>> in the south bay a power outage in san jose led to students getting the day off. just a string of weather related outages. they weren't immediately able to restore power so they canceled class. >>> a high school teacher in santa rosa hospitalized after police say he was stabbed at school. police say a student at mid-ed rose high school stabbed the teacher several times before a fellow student broke in to want to attack. police searched the campus. one student told us he sought teacher moments after the attack. >> he took off his shirt to try to stop some blood and they said -- by the time i got there there was it teachers and there was the assistant principal
KICU
Nov 15, 2013 4:00am PST
evacuated doug rothschild of performance trust is here to get the ball rolling us this morning. good morning to you. > good morning angie. as investors are watching the stock market go higher and higher. what is your best advice here, should they be going long the bonds or long the markets or short on both? > i think cash is your friend and and you want to be careful and investing at these levels because there is a lot of uncertainty out there in the marketplace, we do like nontraditional fixed income places like a unicipal bonds that have taken beating and there's some good value there or if you have your b-r-b-s or find alternative equity managers that are good stock pickers. those are good places. how will the friday trade shape up? we have the hearing yesterday with janet yelling on capitol hill so what will likely be the bonds reaction in the market today? > well the market is has absorbed the testimonies in the confirmation hearings very well. and that's largely because janet yelling may not look like it but she really is ben bayankeys twin. we have seen a lot of very accommoda
KICU
Nov 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
, target opens an hour from now at 8 p.m. one man tells us he got to target around 8:00. he wanted the 50 inch tv. >> for $229, 50-inches of tv, any nab fan, soccer -- nba fan, cricket, baseball. >> i spoke to the general manager, so far the chrome book, the lg television, the 39 inch television. they may not have all been paid for, but they are all spoken for. those were some of the top items in emeryville. a lot of people hoping to snap up the big deals. >>> some shoppers say a computer glitch forced them to wait about an hour-and-a-half for their favorite stop to open at kmart. a shopper had been waiting for a long time but a technical glitch caused problems before opening. >> things happy. we're dependent on the computer system. it is what it is. >> shoppers said managers told them discounts would be offered through tomorrow to make up for the delay today. >>> to san jose where police shot and killed a man after a rampage they say included a stabbing, car jacking and a police pursuit. police say it started with the stabbing on lewis avenue that left three people hurt after 10:30 th
KICU
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
major wild fire charred the acres there. experts tell us some movement is in -- the slopes should stay put as long as the rain is not heavy. ktvu.com has rain updates for you 24/7. >>> a surge in car break has police in san francisco going under cover trying to catch thieves in the act. new at 7, cara liu live in the city. you learned about the kind of behaviors these officer are looking for. >> reporter: that's light. the central under cover team ist now looking for people trying to break into cars and earlier today we got an inside look of how they're combatting this crime. >> this block always gets hit. >> driving near san francisco's famous crooked street, investigators looking at people attempting to break into cars. >> we saw people looking into cars and looking into back windows of cars and doing behaviors that's abnormal for the average joe walking down the street. you know the look in and gazing in and stop and going back to a car and by pass a car and making sure nobody is follow them and come back to the car that kind of thing >> the under cover team followed by car and
KICU
Nov 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
him and i don't want him hurt. >> they've been terrorizing us. >>> the oxygen is for her congestive heart failure, and the boxes for the move she and her grandson hope but can't afford to move. >>> powell says her windows are being smashed with bottles, one at a time for the last two months. and the 64-year-old says she just can't take it anymore. >> we went to a motel not last night but the night before to get -- just to get a peaceful night of rest. couldn't take my oxygen or nothing with me. >> they just finally broke the window out of my car the other day. >> and stephanie harvey is the neighbor of powell and said she's gotten her car window smashed out. they both say they believe other neighbors are to blame, neighbors we were unable to make contact with. >> i think that the more it goes on and the more it allows to happen, the worse it gets. >> outside in the front there, they came and wrote die old [ bleep ]. >> tonight she's asking for just peace. >> and joust one block away -- just one block away is the antioch police headquarters. she says she filed a number of police repo
KICU
Nov 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
or cameras that didn't talk to the media at his family home in oakland. his father gave us this picture of sasha taken today with legs bandaged from severe burns he suffered. his mother says it's wonderful to have him home within three weeks after the attack. >> it's a wonderful treat, except i have to start cooking again. >> sasha's parents say that he's ready to get on the flight and likely route inaudible. >>> new details tonight on the martinez boy injured during boston marathon burning. the envoy and his family say there's much to be thankful for this thanksgiving. the boy was seriously injured in that explosion seven months ago, we caught up with ahern family on this thanksgiving eve. john spoke to the young boy about his remarkable recovery. >> in his room filled with all kinds of memorabilia and trophies, darren herman martinez seems most proud of the high tops he designed this a boston strong. >> i've boston colors and initials for the people who died. >> athe 12-year-old survived the boston marathon bombing. >> i blacked out and everybody was screaming, i knew what was
KICU
Nov 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
stretching talks out. >> iran cannot use it's next generation centrifuge used for enriching uranium. >> al lies say the deal doesn't include iran's right to enrich uranium and would occur only strict international monitoring. >> in these negotiations nothing will be agreed to unless everything is agreed to a source of contention between the white house and jerusalem. >>> more details now on why this deal is so significant. for years iran's nuclear program was been viewed with greatest distrust by international community. iran has long been suspected of pursuing a nuclear weapons capabilities and tehran's insists its program is for energy purposes only. a nuclear-armed iran posings a threats to america's closest allies in the middle east and it's feared had a if ian got a nuclear bomb it would spark a nuclear as arms race in the already volatile middle east. >> a deadly shooting in a residential neighborhood in san josi. the shooting happened in afternoon at capitol park, which is in a residential neighborhood between capitol expressway and interstate 680. christien kafton joins us live. >>
KICU
Nov 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
conditions are improving. >> but there's widespread damage and mark tamayo is here to show us the huge path that was covered by this severe storm. >> most of the severe weather moving to the north and the east. but about 12 hours from now that was a complete different story. that potent storm pushing to the northeast. very widespread in terms of the tornado reports. the tornado reports in this area some might be double counted but in this box here 92. as far as the latest right now with the severe weather things are beginning to calm down out toward western pennsylvania. we do have severe thunderstorms watches that will be expiring. good news things beginning to stabilize and severe weather moving out of the picture. as far as our local weather we have rain to talk about. we will let you know when the rain will begin in your neighborhood and how long it will last. >>> the worse may be over but that severe weather is still causing flight delays into san francisco international airport. and deborah villalon live after talking to people coming in. >> reporter: passengers have vivid storie
KICU
Nov 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
condition. late today, police gave us this picture of the suspected gunman. he is 23-year-old michael green. he is described as 5'11". weighing 230 pounds. investigators say they need the public's help to track him down. police say that green shot and killed 23-year-old melquisha warren. it happened after the women had been involved in a minor fender bender in a parking lot at 6th and jesse. tonight, greg suhr had this to say. >> this is an especially egregious brutal homicide. and this is an especially dangerous person, and we need to get him into custody. >> police say they believe that green lives on the peninsula, and he may be driving a 2001 mercedes. investigators are also looking for a woman. >>> a school bus had to be pulled out of a wet cement area after a bizarre accident in san francisco. a tow truck pulled the bus out just before 3:00. crews were working on a road repair project. they say all the proper signs were out, and have no idea why the bus driver went straight into the hole that had just been filled with cement. >>> the b.a.r.t. board of directors is meeting tomorr
KICU
Nov 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
to slide south while most of us will be sleeping. we have team coverage for you tonight. bill parton tracking the timing, we begin though, with ktvu's debra villalon live in san francisco, where the rain is chaptered to show up first. >> reporter: time to dust this off for the first time in two months. this contractor hit the hardware store tonight for down spots to finish a roof tomorrow. the dry autumn, he says has been good for builders. >> nonstop. everybody i know is nonstop doing stuff. there was that little rain before that scared everybody. >> reporter: as bay area skies turned ominous, water districts are eased for the reservoir. >> last year was a rainfall year, and we still filled it capacity. >> reporter: captured mostly in reservoirs. levels right now look good, but they're on borrowed time. >> our rainfall year started july 1. we had just over 1 inch. an average for this same date is 7 inches. we're not seeing drought right now. >> just three things. slow down, slow down, slow down. >> that reminder from the chp as driving conditions will be getting sloppy. the last dre
KICU
Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
frustrated. >> we were on the tarmac five hours. first they moved us to international. then they said we'd have buses take us off. >> reporter: and there are passengers everywhere in other terminals. there are passengers wheeling their bags all throughout the hot california sun this afternoon trying to find a place to go. now business is resuming. they're saying anyone who ran and abandoned their luggage in terminals throughout the airport, they can go back and claim them now. the airport is reopened to passenger and vans. i'm stephanie elam live at l.a.x. >>> the shutdown at los angeles international caused chaos for thousands of passengers included those headed to the bay area. passengers on a virgin flight were held for three hours before they could take off. they had just boarded when they saw travelers pouring onto the tarmac from terminal 3. they tell us it appears they missed the shooting by minutes. >> we were getting settled and my daughter looked out the window and saw people exiting the terminal and standing underneath the airplanes. >> in all los angeles international says near
KICU
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
we're going to open it up as soon -- that it is ready so the public has the earliest possible use. >> as soon as board 4 opens, the next will be shut down for a few hours to complete restriping into the altered lane alignment. >> you won't want to predict a switch anymore. you'll have two bores in each direction so you won't have to say, do they have 1 or 2 bores open and how long is it going to really take. >> that'll facilitate much easier counter commutes between contra costa and alameda counties between both sides of the cal decot. this $420 million project comes in $3 million under budget and on time. channel 2 news. >>> technology unveiled nasa aims in mountain view could help change the design of airliners in the future. for months nasa scientists and boeing engineers have been testing a simple concept inside this giant wind tunnel. they've sent jets of air across the tail section of a 757 airliner. they found ways to make minor modifications that can reduce the drag on the tail. that means a plane could use less fuel saving money and putting fewer pollutants into the atmos
KICU
Nov 13, 2013 7:00pm PST
. in the first month, october, the state signed up more people than the 36 states using the federal health care web site put together. it is still less than 1% of our state's 6.6 million uninsured residents. the officials say enrollment is growing and hopeful that they will meet the target of $5,000 enrollees or more by the end of march. the barack obama administration released the numbers for the affordable health care act and less than an teuspateed. overall, 106 people signed up. they hoped that half a million people will be enrolled by now. >>> a memo is raising concerns about radiation on treasure island left behind for when the island was a navy base. today we found a survey team looking for hot spots in common areas near where people live. the memo says in march, a similar inspection found an object so radioactive 1 hour's exposure could cost burns or hair lots. >> that information had been shared with treasure island development authority as well as with residents of the island back in march and april this past year. >>> treasure island director says so far there is no indic
KICU
Nov 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
face painting. shows us your face. as the party spill noose the street which is not officially closed. you look across the street. this sea of people has been going all night long, a lot of people coming down to honor the dead and take part in tradition. once a year they gather. to make a connection between two worlds. >> hole the memory of those who die. you couldn't pack more people on the streets than in the mission district. they gathered for the day of the dead procession. >> it's not halloween or carnival. back to the mission. >> dia de los muertos is steep in tradition. >> it's a celebration. i came back to town and it's always been in my neighborhood. >> it's a time to connect. >> my uncle. >> to honor and remember loved ones lost. he passed away november 15th just a few weeks ago. >> gone but not forgot 19 i'm happy we're celebrating him, i'm sad he's left. >> today many put in writing what they carry in their heart. i'm writing about my two cats that died a long time ago. like a string connecting this life and the one beyond. >> we were having aude crow problems -- au
KICU
Nov 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
what pg&e is telling us, 36 customers without power in the north bay. in the east bay the current number is 1500, san francisco only has four and the peninsula two. and 11 customers in the south bay are without power. >> and a red flag warning for the north bay, the winds are very strong, not as strong tonight as last night. i'm finding gusts up to 40 miles an hour right now. the red flag warning until 5:00 tomorrow afternoon. the winds sustained at 28 miles an hour out of the north. as you look in the valley much less wind on the southern end of the bay. on the north end it is very, very windy. when i come back we'll roll the computer model for the wind forecast. when the winds die down it gets cold and a chance of rain in the 5-day forecast. the winds that ripped through the bay area had firefighters scrambling in napa area. 300-acres burned. the fire started 9:45 when the winds were howling. officials say it's 70% contained. evacuation orders for homes were lifted at 6:00. a downed power line likely sparked the fire. >> in sonoma fire burned 2500 acres. it's started 2:00 this m
KICU
Nov 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
city ha san francisco transform ed transformed on this d gotham gotham city. rob roth shows us how a single wish brought to this little boy surviving cancer. >> today's the county transformed and went off to fight crime. and, received a hero welcome where ever he went. >> it is a great story, i am proud of his family for doing all this and i am glad and proud of the bay area everybody coming together and making this kid's wish comes true >> the story touched people, they wanted to be apart of it so they cheered at union square and danced on cue. >> it was all part of a plan catching off bad guys and lucille. bat kid and bat man fled the city and rescued the city. right now it is about noon and the bat mobile is parked on union square and the bat kid is having lunch at the burger bar and thousands of people gathered to cheered him on. this man dressed up as robin and brought his son that's the same age of miles. >> this is awesome and epic. schoolteacher took a vacation day to be here. >> it is fun and good for the souls. >> the police officers told us what a true fun day for this in
KICU
Nov 28, 2013 4:00am PST
hard to find." that's because the hugely- popular rubber band kit used to make bracelets... necklaces... keychains and more.... is only available in places like building blocks toy store... learning express and michael's arts and crafts. "never before have i ever had a toy craze like "rainbow loom" that i've been so excited about. creativity and quality are top criteria used by 17-year business owner katherine mchenry... and other members of the american specialty toy retailing association... when they choose the 'best toys for kids award winners' that often sell well during the christmas shopping season. toddler puzzle "bunny boo" and building sets like "q-ba- maze"and "squigz" are among this year's top picks that aren't in any big box store. "thousands and thousands of products are made new every year. some never make it to a shelf. many hope to make it into a store like ours." katherine says toy makers can call her directly to try to convince her to order their latest innovation. "the most likely chance for a small company to be successful is to market to a store like us." "they ha
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Nov 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
pregnant mom all tied up and terrorized. new at 10:00, ktvu's deborah villalon live and tell us the family didn't have what the robbers were after. >> reporter: money and marijuana. and this family has neither but it did not stop the robbers from threatening to kidnap a child. asleep before school, 13-year- old pedro and 7-year-old sister gladys were jolted away by three massinged men who broke their back door. pedro awoke to find. >> a guy pointing a gun at my head, pointing at me. >> reporter: the men bound their wrists and ankles with plastic zip ties on their mom alvina too. six months pregnant. all the while demanding money and marijuana that they thought was here. >> they came in here. pulled everything out. >> reporter: while alvina tried to explain she had nothing they wanted. >> reporter: the robbers may have thought the barn behind the house was being used to grow marijuana. last year, on some streets near by authorities seized more than 1,000 pot plants from the backyards of the few dozen homes. but in the alcazars big garage a car and the remnants of their family's hallo
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Nov 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
by hundreds of protesters at an east bay walmart. paul chambers joins us. paul, the protest did not end well for some. >> very true. the protesters left within the hour for 5 of them, it wasn't pleasant, because they were taken in by police for blocking the streets. >> here's the scene as police cuff and escort 5 protester for civil disobedience. they say walmart employees are not paid well, compared to many life on government assistance. >> they get food stamps. they can't afford housing. >> reporter: pamela davis was one of those taken into custody. she says it was hard to make ends meet when she worked at walmart as a manager. >> i had to take on a second job. i had two part-time jobs. >> walmart claims # 9% of its employees make more than minimum became, paid on average $11.33. >> that's a poverty became. they are having to take on second jobs, they're having to use food stamps, rental assistance, other public programs to get by. >> reporter: walmart managers said today's protests were peaceful. they're not surprised the protests took place on the same day as black friday. >> we
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Nov 22, 2013 4:00am PST
by 4.9% next year. chris gersch of altimus capital joins us on the show now. dow 16 thousand. chris, where do we go from here? > >good morning. i think right now, although this is the top, i think that we are going to have a great position this morning to cash in. i think that there has been a lot of momentum coming from asia and we've seen the yen continue to weaken and that's carried momentum all the way into yesterday. i believe unless we have a continued buying spree by the fed, there's more talks of tapering and i think that's really gonna put a top here around that 16 thousand mark in the dow. > >what else would you do with your money? > >suprisingly enough i've had 3 calls by major investors in my fund asking about bitcoin. so i actually flew up to canada to bitcoin embassy and i talked to them. actually a programmer of mine went to work for them. this bitcoin thing seems to be real. so i'm looking at it as potential but right now i'm putting it in cash. > >what do you think about the latest jobs claim showing us this level we've not seen for years. > >i think this is all pos
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Nov 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
to wind down. it's going to stake -- stick with us for the next few hour. but let me show you the wester cast. 5:00a.m. now 7:00 a.m. in the scattered showers with mostly cloudy skies will continue. this is expected to continue for most of your wednesday. so when i do come up i will have a detailed time line of the rest of your day and how much rain i think we will get and how much we've seen so far. >> we'll see you then. >>> now to ken wayne who has been driving bay area roadways tonight and ken found the rain created traffic and also trouble spots. >> reporter: all over the bay area frank. we're in berkeley on the east bay. traffic is moving that's the good news. even so we have a steady rain right now. we had the highway patrol stop all westbound traffic just at the gillman exit about half a mile from where we're standing. the taillights are the best bound traffic. that's the direction they're going. there's some kind of vehicle blocking the roadway. they got it cleared very quickly but it's been that kind of day and evening. it's something bay area drivers haven't had to cont
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Nov 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
elements and she's going to show us some of the damage but we begin with bill martin. he's tracking these powerful winds bill. >> a really windy night out there. typically when we have wind advisories like this one they're in the higher elevations. but we have these winds in the lower elevations. the winds are strongest right now in the east bay hills up above berkeley. we're looking for the wind to continue to be strong as we go through the evening hours. they should begin to get a little better. the strong northernly wind is going to begin to back up as we go into the next hour or so but they're still running very, very strong. you can see the current wind speeds 29 miles per hour. these are current numbers now. sustained wind in fairfield at 29 is like a wind gust perhaps at 35 or 40. san jose so far you have really light winds. i just basically showed you where the winds are now. when i come back we're going to talk about the time line for that wind advisory. where those 50-mile an hour gusts are going to continue and changes for the weekend. >>> now to deborah villalon who's live at
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Nov 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
travel traps... plus.... in traders unplugged-- the guys tell us whether investing in digital money is worth the risk. first business starts now! good morning! it's friday, november 1st. in today's first look: stocks continue to drop. for the second session in a row the market fell. yesterday, the dow lost 73 points, the nasdaq 11, s&p 6. gold tumbled 27 dollars and oil 53 cents. still it was outstanding october. the s&p rallied 4.5% the nasdaq up 3.9% and dow up 2.8% amoung earning after the close-- aig and first solar. aig shares fell 3% on earnings that topped estimates but the sales number fell shy of estimates. first solar-- doubled profits and raised its outlook that stock shot up 7% as we wrap up the week, lincoln ellis of green square captial joins us now from the floora semigroup to talk about today's market action a hand what is your outlook for november? > well november will be a bit of a position squaring month we think. we have had a very significant run over the course of the last two weeks and getting ahead of both the selling that happens for a tax reasons and other
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Nov 26, 2013 4:00am PST
to approve its deal with regulators so it can merge with us. airways. a consumer group objects over the potentially of higher air fare. the national catheral in dc will start to charge a $10 tourist fee next year. time now for trader talk with glenn schultz of performance trust. good morning to you. > >hi. how are you? > >with so much emphasis on the nasdaq potentially closing above 4,000 what's the bond market reaction? > >the bond market's reaction actually has been positive. so we're seeing positive correlation between bonds and stocks. that positive correlation is largely being driven by the federal reserve's quantitative easing program. so we saw the 2 year note yesterday. it went off very favorably. that shows that investors are beginning to believe the federal reserve's statements with respect to holding long term statements near zero. now the 10 year note also rallied but what we may see as we go forward and the equity markets push new highs, we may see the 10 year begin to sell off some more on that. so right now the 2 year 10 year spread is about 240 basis points---so ther
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Nov 20, 2013 4:00am PST
opening bell for today. larry shover of sfg alternatives joins us on this wednesday. larry is it a good time or a bad time for a first timer to get into the stock market? > >a tough question but slow and steady finishes the race. so dollar cost averaging into the stock market, being very diversified, not trying to chase the next best thing should be okay. > >what hints will people look for today with the minutes coming from the fed? > >i think they're gonna look for are they gonna change the inflation threshold or the unemployment rate threshold. those are the things that bernanke hinted at last month that caused so much volatility in the market. so that's what everybody's gonna be watching today. > >why is there so much weakness in the dollar? > >i think a lot of it is just interest rate differential between europe and the u.s. it's persistent. the euro is up about 8% against the dollar since july. many people think that this is gonna end at some point because we are dovish, yellen is dovish. but with europe being in the baby steps of recovery at the end of the day they're gonna have t
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Nov 21, 2013 4:00am PST
sebastian of swan wealth advisors joins us now for a look at the trading day. good morning mark. a lot of people are still buzzing about those fomc minutes that were released yesterday. > >i think a lot of people were expecting the talk to be march or april of next year. the talk was we can taper whatever we want. we can taper up or we can taper down. they can adjust their bond buying program at their own will and i think that caught people off guard. that's why we saw the s &ps give up their gains yesterday. > >what about the retail numbers that are coming in and we're starting to close in on the holiday season. > >it's been interesting. a lot of the names that have been consistently great continue to kill it. tjx for example, the only store that can bring family dollar shoppers and nordstrom shoppers to the same spot, had a great quarter. whereas some of the rebound names---your best buy's of the world---i think they overran their target a little bit. so i think you're seeing some of these turnaround stories take it in the chin a little bit. > >do you like target by the way? > >w
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Nov 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
who called us. at one point we had to say, we can't do so much. >> reporter: people with serious damage getting help first. everyone else has had to wait. >> we've been triaging the work and trying to handle the work stuff first. >> reporter: the company has 10 more jobs already lined up. another tree trimmer told me his work has doubled. >> a lot of the trees that are in the ground in the backyard can wait until the more serious ones are taken care of. around the east bay branches are still breaking down trees. >> those are big limbs that came down. >> reporter: sonia callahan still has a huge mess in her backyard after a neighbor's tree fell into her house. >> i was thankful that we got this away from the house. we can get the tarps down and we're good to go. >> reporter: a ton of trees to clean up. as crews slowly chip away at the problem. alex sadvidge. >>> those fierce winds that helped fuel a fire in sonoma county subsided giving firefighters a chance on containing that blaze. the mccain fire started friday in the geo terminal. 3,300acres have burned so far. 1,700 firefight
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Nov 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
on stilts. it's not secure to the ground. >> let us pray of. >> reporter: father ed dura says he's fortunate he was able to reach his sister by phone. >> when i was talking over the phone, i could hear over the phone the howling of the wind. >> reporter: father dura said he's worked in the area devastated by the typhoon and that this disaster coming on the heels of an earthquake last month only adds to the hardship of the people. >> we're just trying to hold it together until we get more information. >> reporter: back here at el torada organizers are asking of donations of at least $5 per person and say the money will be used to buy medicine and food for victims of the typhoon. live in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now to chief meteorologist bill martin tracking the storm in the ktvu weather center. >> this is how the system looked last night just as it came onshore, winds of 195 miles an hour sustained, gusts to 235, a supertyphoon last night. now it's downgraded to a typhoon which is the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane. typhoon is just another name for a
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Nov 14, 2013 4:00am PST
revenue's raised by 24% in october. todd horwitz of average joe options joins us on this thursday morning for a closer look at the stock market. good morning to you. > >good morning angie. > >we keep hearing how lower gas prices are helping the consumers. do you think that lower gas prices will be a driver for people to buy more stocks? > >no i don't think so. i think what you're really seeing here angie is a lot of the retail investors have now come back into the market. in fact, as of yesterday we are at our highest level of retail participation since 2008. > >so what about the volatility index? it's around 13. it's very sluggish over the last 3 months or so. what do you think? > >what the market is telling us is they know we can only go up and we're never going down again. there is absolutely no fear. there's only options sellers. there's no options buyers right now. we know over history that eventually this will work out ot be a recipe for disaster. but for now it's hard to fight the overall trend in volatility is going lower so if you're an options player you should be an opt
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Nov 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
said the victim had pulled her car over on leavenworth street to use her cell phone when a man approached her. he robbed her then got angry when her dog roxy started barking. investigators say he hurled the dog into oncoming traffic, roxy had to be put to sleep. >>> the wife of an 85-year-old tourist from palo alto being held in north korea is pleading for his release. the state department says that north korea is not confirming it is holding an american, but has not allowed visits by western diplomats. the family of meryl newman says he was detained as he was wrapping up a trip to north korea one month ago tomorrow. in a statement his wife, lee newman says the family feels there's been some dreadful misunderstanding leading to his detention. and asked that the north korean government works to settle this issue quickly stomach a fire in redwood city caused tense moments and gutted one unit in a duplex. it started just after 8:00 p.m. this evening. everyone was able to get out safely and no one was hurt. but before fire fighters got there a neighbor helped evacuate elderly and b
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Nov 29, 2013 11:00pm PST
who is around you? or where you are walking when using your phone? >> not really. no. i probably should though. >> reporter: police were out in force in union square this afternoon handing out flyers warning shoppers they could be robbed in an instant. shoppers tell us they will keep using phones in public. >> try to keep a good grip, be aware. >> reporter: the good news is the city's homicide rate is down and even with the bump in property crimes, they are making more arrests. in san francisco, david stevenson ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a small plane flew over san francisco towing a banner with a mothers simple plea help her find whoever killed her son. 5 years ago today someone shot and killed 20-year-old brandon evans as he left a party in golden gate park. each year since then christine comes to san francisco in an effort to keep the case in the public eye. >> this is too small of a city. someone knows and i just like to come out here and jog everyone's memory that that is nottoli solved. -- that this is not solved. >> she hopes a reward will help prompt someone to come forward
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Nov 11, 2013 4:00am PST
for us today. good morning mark. good to see you back on the show. > >good morning. > >will we see follow through from the jobs number in the market today? > >i think it's entirely possible. it's a bank holiday, the bond market's closed. expect volumes to be pretty light but i wouldn't be shocked to see a little push through and follow through from friday's action. > >did the jobs number cause fears to rise over fed tapering? > >yeah, it did but maybe that's a good thing. on friday we saw the 10 year yield rally and the stock market rally at the same time. maybe the stock market's telling us that if we get good enough numbers a rally in the 10 year yield is pretty ok. > >what do you think about your buy list? what's on your list right now? > >i really like the financials. xlf, citigroup. morgan stanley crushed earnings and is a great turnaround story. the other name i really like is michael kors. they are just absolutely crushing coach right now. if you're in the mid-tier or high-end luxury brands then i like michael kors a lot. > >what are you staying away from? > >coach. and i wo
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Nov 5, 2013 4:00am PST
of sfg alternatives joins us on this tuesday morning. good morning larry. > > good morning. > > we are closing in on that twitter ipo. what would be your play on the debut day? > > yeah i think my play would be to wait to fade the move-- buy it lower because i'm really sure that's going to happen. i mean consider what happened with the other ipo's: facebook, groupon-- especially groupon. it just cratered after it came out and it's fresh on everybody's mind. also think about the fact that both facebook and linkedin were earning a profit when they ipo- ed. twitter is still not earning a profit. i think the ipo is going to be faded and a good buy for the long-term. > > you're a smart guy. you're watching these markets. so if you had $1,000, what would you buy right now? > > you know right now i think i would chase the money with the big boys-- the hedge funds. right now they're still buying cyclical stocks. two of my favorites happen to be union pacific and google... and i know google has had a nice strong run, but it still has potential to go higher. > > we have a jobs number coming
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Nov 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
row -- san leandro. lieutenant says the cars aren't used for parts, just joyrides. >> someone might drive to the next city to their destination and abandon it. >> investigators aren't sure why the spike in car thefts. we have a list of the top ten stolen posted at ktvu.com. in san leandro, channel 2 news. >>> mark tamaya's been tracking change this is week, and we're getting more? >> some cooler temperatures, but by next week, we could be tracking a few raindrops so the weather pattern is change negligent long range. today as gasia mentioned, a few minor peaks to the pattern as far as the rain developments not much, but up here along the north coast and southern oregon, as well. temperatures are dropping into the 50s to the 60s. santa a rosa, 60, and livermore, 61 degrees. forecast headlines for tonight, scattered high clouds, tomorrow partly sunny, more over cast for the morning hours, the weekend some minor cooling and a few extra clouds. the clouds will thicken up into the second half of the weekend. as far as the developments for next week, the long range model, there's the rain
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Nov 29, 2013 4:00am PST
cyclical and they all act at once. but right now we have to have better timing and we can't use our big positions all at once. we have to slowly piece ourselves into the market because we can't afford to let it all go at once because these hedge funds are so big that that could really cost us some money. > >the ipo market has been hot this year. it's up about 43% compared to last year. did you buy any ipo's? are you buying any ipo's? > >we're gonna say this---yes we did. we're gonna go with the flow here and this is another one of those dot com things and i always get a little bit worried about it but this market has been slowly creeping higher. and we say buy it when they're creepin and sell it when they're leapin and we're not leaping yet. we're gonna go with the flow, get on board with some of these ipo's because there's money going into the market. the fed is still pushing us toward these risk assets and until that changes---and you'll be able to tell when it changes---we're gonna start to see some economic figures telling you that that's the way it is. those tea leaves are gonna te
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